February 09, 2023
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Earlier this Thursday afternoon in Luanda, Angola and Japan analyzed the deepening of bilateral cooperation in the most varied domains, with particular focus on the Agreement on Liberalization, Protection and Promotion of Investment .
The two delegations, headed by His Excellencies Domingos Custódio Vieira Lopes , Secretary of State for International Cooperation and Angolan Communities and Yamada Kenji , Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of Japan, reviewed subjects of common interest, with emphasis on reciprocity of visits of high entities of the two countries.
The two countries intend to increase their cooperation in the political, economic and cultural domains , especially in the process of industrialization and overcoming challenges in the areas of agriculture and agribusiness development, oil and mining .
In this regard, mention was made of possible advances towards the Signing of Visa Exemption Agreements in official passports between the two countries.
Japan’s bilateral cooperation with Angola began in 1988 as Emergency Aid through UNICEF.
Japan has been carrying out its bilateral assistance to Angola, through international organizations , in efforts towards national reconciliation, food aid, assistance to farmers and poverty, assistance with the repatriation of refugees, mine clearance, water supply facilities and construction of primary schools, communication network, ports, among others, focusing on basic infrastructure.
INSTITUTIONAL COMMUNICATION AND PRESS OFFICE OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN RELATIONS (GCII-MIREX), in Luanda, on February 09, 2023.